Hard and Green Waste Collection

Verge Collection Dates​


City of Bunbury residents receive free hard and green waste verge collections twice a year.


Hard Waste and Green Waste collection dates​


Guidelines for placing hard and green waste on the verge

  1. Maximum of three cubic meters per household
  2. All items (including branches) maximum 1.5 meters long
  3. Place waste on the verge, about one metre (1m) back from the kerb, taking care not to obstruct footpaths or create a safety hazard.
  4. Items should be placed clear of vehicles, trees and sprinklers to allow pick-up by a contractors bobcat and truck.
  5. Do not place hard or green waste out for more than two weeks before collection dates. IMPORTANT NOTE: $200 INFRINGEMENT MAY APPLY TO WASTE BEING LEFT ON VERGE OUTSIDE OF THESE DATES
  6. Hard and green waste collections are for residential properties only, it does not include commercial properties or schools.

Green Waste Collection


Items we collect

  • Tree and shrub prunings up to 1.5m in length
  • Lawn clippings
  • Leaves
  • Logs and stumps (less than 200mm in diameter)

Items We Don’t Collect

  • Branches over 1.5m long
  • Logs over 200mm in diameter
  • Sand and soil
  • Treated timber
  • Clippings in plastic bags

Hard Waste Collection


Items we collect

  • Whitegoods e.g. fridges, stoves (detached doors from fridges and freezers, if fitted with a mechanical latch).
  • Furniture
  • General junk such as old lawn mowers and barbecues
  • Treated timber
  • Mattresses
  • Old carpet

Items we don’t collect

  • Building materials such as bricks, rubble, sand, concrete or cement
  • Motor vehicle parts or tyres
  • Asbestos or fibre cement products
  • Flammable or chemical liquids (including paint and oil)*
  • Green waste
  • Electronic waste such as computers*
  • Gas bottles
  • Commercial crates/pallets

Materials marked with an asterix (*) can be taken to a drop off centre for appropriate recycling and special disposal.


Non-compliant items will be left and the resident will be responsible for the removal and correct disposal of these items. A letter from the City of Bunbury will be placed in your letter box explaining why the items were left behind and advice on how to dispose of them.